Bachelor in Paradise's First Same-Sex Couple Praised as 'Groundbreaking'

TVLine | 8/21/2019 | Andy Swift
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Nearly 18 years after The Bachelor premiered on ABC, the reality dating franchise is finally broadening its horizons with a same-sex romance.

Tuesday’s episode of Bachelor in Paradise — a spinoff in which former Bachelor and Bachelorette contestants are given another shot at love — featured the arrival of Kristian Haggerty, who happens to have a romantic history with BiP contestant Demi Burnett.

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Demi first discussed her sexuality during BiP‘s Season 6 premiere, explaining, “I have kind of been seeing someone. Of course, plot twist, it happens to be a woman. It’s not something I need to label, so I feel like I don’t have to proclaim that I’m gay, I’m straight, I’m bisexual, I’m this. I just like who I like. It doesn’t matter who or what you are. It’s the person.” Now, fans will get to watch as Demi and Kristian figure out where they fit into each other’s lives.

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